#BlackGirlMagic Graces The Cover Of September Issues
We are officially declaring September Black Girl Magic month. For decades we’ve been told; black women do not sell magazine covers, but in all actuality we buy what we connect too. These melanin goddesses grace the cover of the biggest magazines in the world, during the most prominent month of the print cycle. Get ready to feel inspired, motivated and uplifted; while you flip through the pages of these September 2018 issues.
Now repeat after me Yasssssss Queens!!!
In her own words, Beyonce speaks her truth and has an honest conversation about body acceptance and the importance of opening doors for up and coming artist. She stresses the importance of being free in her artistry and the legacy she is building for her family.
Rihanna makes history and becomes the first black woman to grace the cover of British Vogue’s September issue. She opens up about her dating life, and the importance of having positive people in her circle.
Model Slick Woods talks about the stereotypes she faces on a daily basis and her feelings about the phrase “angry black woman”. In her Elle U.K September issue, Woods tells the readers that she brought “a beautiful struggle" to the fashion industry.
Issa Rae elegantly slays the cover of Ebony’s September issues. Ebony is keeping the details of this issue under wraps and have not release quotes, but there have been rumors that Issa talks about her upcoming film The Hate U Give. Word on the street is Ebony magazine was onsite during the filming of this movie and were able to capture some behind the scenes content.
Tracee Ellis Ross is all smiles in the cover of Elle Canada. In this September issue, Ross does a high-fashion photoshoot showing off some of the biggest trends; that will hit the runways this fall. Tracee lets the readers know how she really feels about aging and what it’s like to be the daughter of the legendary Diana Ross.
Tiffany Haddish talks about her rise to stardom and her desire to play roles that are true to her upbringing. She talks about her desire to make it on Forbes magazine, so she can inspire children who grew up in foster homes and assure them that they too can achieve their wildest dreams.
The 18 year old Harvard-bound activist, discusses how she became the face of young hollywood and how she is finding her voice as the unofficial spokesperson for the young and woke. In The Hollywood Reporter, Yara Shahidi talks about how multifaceted her generation is due to the world of technology and social media.
Zendaya opens up to Writer and Producer Janet Mock about previously feeling stagnant in her career and how she is now seen as a real actress. She expresses her desire to create opportunities for women of color; who constantly get turned down for roles because of the shade of their skin.
Supermodel Naomi Campbell struts her stuff on yet another Essence cover. Campbell teams up with fashion icon, Dapper Dan to showcase his new collection with GuccCi.
Lupita Nyong'o gives us an effortless slay on the cover of Porter Magazine where she talks about empowering other women, creating change in Hollywood and how we should rectify what society considers beautiful. Lupita had a real “don’t touch my hair” moment in this September issue and explains why no one should touch her hair.
Cheers to shattering glass ceilings and breaking barriers, so the generation has a clearer path and more opportunities.